The Independence Square
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Concierge desk
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
TripAdvisor Reviews The Independence Square Aspen
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... the pass which is a mountain road with switchbacks and steep drops, then eventually you end up in Aspen.
We left around 10 am and started the drive...even before the pass it was so beautiful with views of mountains, lakes, and all different coloured leaves on the trees. A lot of trees have started to lose their leaves so probably was much more colourful a few weeks ago.
... had a really nice feel to it...I think it will be nice to live just outside of Vail so we can really appreciate the surrounding areas too.
Once we got back, we had planned to make the most of the Vail and Beaver Creek Restaurant Week.....you can dine at lots of the really fancy places that we couldn't normally afford for just $20.15 (last year it was $20.14....). We figured as a little treat to us we ...
... in the 60's but internet connection or even phone connection are not always working so by the time we finished the driving, the travel pod and organised the following day adventures my sleepy head cannot cope always with answering emails.
So thanks so much for all the comments, emails that you are sending me and I hope not too bothered you too much and you love the pictures. They are usually taken when ...
Aspen reminded me a bit of Banff, cute little ski/snowboard town with lots of hikes in the summer.
Unfortunately, I did not realize how high up Aspen is (2400m above sea level) and once we started our hike at Maroon Bells, I felt quite dizzy and tired. Turns out I must have had some sort of altitude sickness at 3000m above sea level... That happened on our hike in Santa Fe as well.. well, now I know :)
I recovered quickly and finished the hike at least...
... of waterfalls all the way up. No pictures--we were concentrating in the road! On the way back, we took what we thought was a short cut, but it turned out to be a long cut--we did see some new country. We were glad to get back on a paved road! This afternoon we packed everything up & took our last walk here. We're loaded and ready to head out for our next stop tomorrow ...